USSEC Holds 2nd Regional Soybean Processing and Refining Conference in Jordan
- General News
Sixty attendees from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) participated in USSEC’s 2nd Regional Soybean Processing and Refining Conference held in the Dead Sea, Jordan from May 8-10. American Soybean Association (ASA) director E.L. Reed of Missouri helped put a personal face on the American soybean farmer for participants while USSEC Regional Commercial, Technical & Marketing Director – MENA Mousa Wakileh, USSEC Marketing Director – Human Nutrition/Oil Marypat Corbett, and USSEC Regional Soybean Oil Consultant - MENA Najeh Asad presented information about both the U.S. and MENA soybean industries.
Two oilseed processing companies, Crown Iron Works and DeSmet, talked about various soybean processing alternatives for preparation, extraction and refining. Coffee breaks, lunch and dinner allowed the attendees, presenters, grower leader and USSEC staff the opportunity to network and discuss individual queries regarding their own processing issues and philosophies.